Music Week May 24-28

EOU hosts outdoor Music Week May 24-28

Posted on May 18, 2021

Members of the university and community are invited to attend free concerts and musicals each afternoon outside Loso Hall.

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Performing arts building debuts with high-tech upgrades

Posted on March 11, 2021

Loso Hall is set to reopen in April with state-of-the-art facilities in McKenzie and Schwarz theatres.

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students record a radio show

Reviving the golden age of radio

Posted on October 27, 2020

Music and theatre students recording audio stories with a spooky theme, airing Oct. 29 and 30.

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Tom Insko speaking to a group of students in 2018

Harmonizing communities statewide

Posted on October 19, 2020

Two EOU students will help bring the Urban-Rural Theatre Program to life by turning real-life stories into scripts for the stage.

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Loso Hall in spring

Accessibility for all in Loso Hall

Posted on October 5, 2020

In the absence of live performances, EOU is renovating main stages on campus.

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Students, community partner to perform ‘The Vagina Monologues’

Posted on February 25, 2020

After a 16-year hiatus, the show returns to La Grande Feb. 28 and 29, thanks to support from the SAGE Club.

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‘We Will Rock You’ opens Nov. 14

Posted on November 8, 2019

The Queen musical comes to McKenzie Theatre, starring EOU students, Nov. 14-17.

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Spring Commencement

Spring commencement June 15

Posted on June 6, 2019

Spring commencement takes place in two ceremonies on June 15 in Quinn Coliseum.

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Spring Symposium highlights academics

Posted on May 20, 2019

Students from every discipline across campus will present their work at the annual Spring Symposium on May 22.

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‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’ opens Thursday at EOU

Posted on May 10, 2019

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” opens May 16 at EOU, and features actors and musicians from campus and the community. Tickets on sale now.

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Blue and Gold Weekend

Posted on April 29, 2019

Alumni, students and community members are invited to attend EOU’s first-ever Blue and Gold Weekend May 16-18.

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Oscar-nominated alum to speak at commencement

Posted on March 22, 2019

Documentary filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald, ’93, will speak at commencement in La Grande this June.

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Lyle Schwarz outside theatre

Retired professor returns to directing chair

Posted on March 1, 2019

Lyle Schwarz directed “The Elephant Man” back in 1984, and he’s returned to produce it again in the theatre that bears his name.

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Social Science Journal takes first place

Posted on January 29, 2019

The second issue of the Eastern Oregon Social Science Journal won first place from the American Scholastic Press Association this fall.

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‘It’s About Time’ for winter song-and-dance show

Posted on December 20, 2018

The EOU Chamber Choir takes its cues from renowned choreographers for second year, premiering Feb. 1.

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EOU grads in Quinn Coliseum 2017

Twice is nice for EOU grads

Posted on June 6, 2018

EOU will hold two commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Saturday, June 16 in Quinn Coliseum.

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EOU Spring Symposium 2016

Spring Symposium brings campus together

Posted on May 16, 2018

Upperclassmen shared their creative, scholarly work with the community May 23 in Loso Hall.

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Theatre season opens with Renaissance Feast

Posted on October 11, 2017

EOU’s theatre department will launch its 2017-2018 production season with this interactive dinner and show Oct. 14 on the McKenzie Theater stage.

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Photos by Berenice Chaves / EOU student Sam Shown, foreground, assists with the installation of new curtains in McKenzie Theatre in Loso Hall. The drapes were purchased with a $17,000 donation from the Oregon Agriculture Foundation established by Glen and Jean McKenzie.

New curtains in McKenzie Theatre

Posted on December 7, 2016

Generous contribution from Oregon Agriculture Foundation makes replacement of venue’s velvet drapes possible.

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2016 Distinguished Alumnus

Posted on November 16, 2016

Skye Fitzgerald, ’93, shares his path to becoming an award-winning documentary filmmaker with a clear sense of purpose.

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